Medical Mistakes

Art Film Literature


Goya, Francisco     De Que Mal Morira? (Of What Illness Will He Die?)
Matuschka,     Matuschka Archive


    Article 99
    Brain Candy
    Bringing Out the Dead
    Infection (Kansen)
    The Kingdom
    Made in America
    Miss Evers' Boys
    Road to Wellville
    A Slightly Pregnant Man
    The Young Doctors


Abse, Dannie     In the Theatre (A true incident)
Aronson, Louise     A History of the Present Illness
Astley, Thea     The Multiple Effects of Rainshadow
Atwood, Margaret     Oryx and Crake: A Novel
Austin, Paul     Something for the Pain
Bamforth, I., ed.     The Body in the Library
Barry, John M.     The Great Influenza: The Epic Story of the Deadliest Plague in History
Bazell, Josh     Beat the Reaper
Belli, A. & Coulehan, J., eds.     Blood and Bone: Poems by Physicians
Bohjalian, Christopher A.     Midwives
Bown, Stephen R.     Scurvy: How a Surgeon, a Mariner, and a Gentleman Solved the Greatest Medical Mystery of the Age of Sail
Boyle, T. Coraghessan     The Road to Wellville
Brock, Pope     Charlatan: America's Most Dangerous Huckster, the Man Who Pursued Him, and the Age of Flimflam
Brody, Howard     The Chief of Medicine
Bulgakov, Mikhail     A Country Doctor's Notebook
    The Vanishing Eye
Burnett, Frances Hodgson     The Secret Garden
Butler, Sandra     Cancer in Two Voices
Byatt, A. S. (Antonia Susan)     Body Art
Carver, Raymond     A Small, Good Thing
Colfelt, Robert H.     Together in the Dark
Collins, Anne     In the Sleep Room: The Story of The CIA Brainwashing Experiments in Canada
Connelly, Joe     Bringing Out the Dead
Cousins, N., ed.     The Physician in Literature
Crane, Stephen     The Monster
Cule, John     The Wreath on the Crown: The Story of Sarah Jacob the Welsh Fasting Girl
Dans, Peter E.     Doctors in the Movies: Boil the Water and Just Say Aah
Darby, Ann     Pity My Simplicity
Davis, Cortney     The Heart's Truth: Essays on the Art of Nursing
Diedrich, Lisa     Treatments: Language, Politics, and the Culture of Illness
Donley, C. & Kohn, M., eds.     Recognitions: Doctors and Their Stories
Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan     The Black Doctor
    The Case of Lady Sannox
Dubus, Andre     The Doctor
Duffin, Jacalyn     History of Medicine: A Scandalously Short Introduction
Fadiman, Anne     The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down
Fink, Sheri     Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital
Flaubert, Gustave     Madame Bovary
Friedland, Gerald W. Friedman, Meyer     Medicine's 10 Greatest Discoveries
Furst, L. R., ed.     Medical Progress and Social Reality: A Reader in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Medicine
Gawande, Atul     Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science
Gerritsen, Tess     Life Support
Gilbert, Sandra     Wrongful Death
Goldstein, Melissa Anne     Travels with the Wolf
Gordon, Richard     The Alarming History of Medicine: Amusing Anecdotes from Hippocrates to Heart Transplants
Groopman, Jerome E.     How Doctors Think
    Second Opinions: Stories of Intuition and Choice in the Changing World of Medicine
Gross, P., & Guernsey, D., eds.     Pulse: The First Year
Guilfoile, Kevin     Cast of Shadows
Haddad, Amy Marie     Dehiscence
Haddaway, Richard     A Little Something
Hamilton, Jane     A Map of the World
Hemingway, Ernest     God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen
Hertzler, Arthur E.     The Horse and Buggy Doctor
Hiaasen, Carl     Skin Tight
Hilfiker, David     Mistakes
Huyler, Frank     The Laws of Invisible Things
Jackson, Shirley     The Lottery
Johnson, Diane     Health and Happiness
Klass, Perri     Baby Doctor: A Pediatrician's Training
    Treatment Kind and Fair: Letters to a Young Doctor
Kneale, Matthew     Sweet Thames
Kohn, M. & Donley, C., eds.     Return to The House of God: Medical Resident Education 1978-2008
Kovalchik, Michael T.     Theo's Story
Lang, James M.     Learning Sickness
Ledger, Kate     Remedies
Lerner, Barron H.     The Breast Cancer Wars
Lewis, Henry Clay     Odd Leaves from the Life of a Louisiana Swamp Doctor
Lewis, Sinclair     Arrowsmith
Lown, Bernard     The Lost Art of Healing
Marani, Diego     New Finnish Grammar
McKechnie, Robert E.     Strong Medicine: History of Healing on the Northwest Coast
Melville, Herman     White-Jacket
Millard, Candice     Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President
Needleman, Jacob     The Way of the Physician
Neuhaus, Richard John     As I Lay Dying
Nuland, Sherwin B.     The Mysteries Within
Ofri, Danielle     Singular Intimacies: On Becoming a Doctor at Bellevue
Oshinsky, David M.     Polio: An American Story
Ott, Katherine     Fevered Lives: Tuberculosis in American Culture Since 1870
Palmer, Tom     Cracked Marbles: Life's Lessons for a Maine Surgeon
Patterson, Kevin     Consumption
Pennie, Ross     Tainted
Pernick, Martin S.     A Calculus of Suffering: Pain, Professionalism, and Anesthesia in Nineteenth Century America
Picoult, Jodi     Handle With Care
Poirier, Suzanne     Doctors in the Making: Memoirs and Medical Education
Pollack, Eileen     Milk
Powers, Richard     Operation Wandering Soul
Reed, Barry C.     The Verdict
Roney, Lisa     Sweet Invisible Body: Reflections on a Life with Diabetes
Rosenblum, Barbara     Cancer in Two Voices
Rowe, Michael     The Book of Jesse: A Story of Youth, Illness, and Medicine.
Sappol, Michael     A Traffic of Dead Bodies: Anatomy and Embodied Social Identity in Nineteenth-Century America
Selzer, Richard     Down from Troy
    Lessons from the Art
    Letters to a Young Doctor
Sexton, Anne     Doctors
Shapiro, Dan     Delivering Doctor Amelia
Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft     Frankenstein
Shem, Samuel (Stephen Bergman)     The House of God
Sherwood, Joan     Infection of the Innocents: Wet Nurses, Infants, and Syphilis in France
Simpson, Helen     If I'm Spared
Small, David     Stitches
Stevenson, Robert Louis     Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Studer, Constance     Body Language
Tayman, John     The Colony: The Harrowing True Story of the Exiles of Molokai
Wadler, Joyce     My Breast
Weber, Doron     Immortal Bird: A Family Memoir
Weinstein, Harvey M.     Father, Son, and CIA
Weisman, Jamie     As I Live and Breathe
Weldon, Fay     A Libation of Blood
Wells, H. G. (Herbert George)     Under the Knife
Wilkins, R., ed.     The Doctor's Quotation Book: A Medical Miscellany
Williams, William Carlos     Jean Beicke
    Jean Beicke
Yalom, Irvin     Lying on the Couch
Young, Audrey     The House of Hope and Fear: Life in a Big City Hospital
Young, Ian     The Private Life of Islam